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SV Staff Posted: Jul 02, 2008 0 comments
The Blu-ray vs. HD DVD war may be over, but reverberation from the battle lingers on. In particular, tgdaily has called our attention to the fact that the DVD Forum (chaired by Toshiba - its only remaining member?) has released a new DVD logo....
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 02, 2008 0 comments
Talk about a slap in the face. After making a bid for Circuit City, supposedly for over $1 billion, Blockbuster has changed its mind. Siting "market conditions," Blockbuster has withdrawn its $1.3 billion bid. There's no word yet from...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 02, 2008 0 comments
FM stations sending out over-the-air digital signals have a message for the Federal Communications Commission: We need a stronger signal.
Brent Butterworth Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
Definitive Raises the Bar 93207058226 Definitive SSA-50 When highbrow artists loan their talents to lowbrow productions, magic often follows.
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
This is kinda creepy. TiVo is partnering with TRA, specifically TRA's Media TRAnalytics research service to license, market, and sell information about how you watch TV. TiVo will sell the data from your household, namely viewing, demographic and...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
Why won't Sony's CEO Howard Stringer make up his mind? First, he claimed movie downloads would never take off. Now, he's changed his tune entirely. Sony's hoping Will Smith's latest release, Hancock will change the way we watch movies. Hancock...
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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 01, 2008 7 comments

Dan Golus of Irvine, California, recently wrote to me with two A/V "beefs" about which he feels very strongly:

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jul 01, 2008 8 comments

A recent article on the <I>Electronic House</I> website offered three reasons to avoid jumping onto the Blu-ray bandwagon—at least for now. One of the arguments&#151;that Blu-ray quality is still inconsistent&#151;read as follows:

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
The Netflix queue system was a complete mystery in the past until Sound & Vision peaked behind the curtains to see how the system worked. Unfortunately, Netflix planned on nixing one of its best features - separate user profiles that let shared...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
Mitsubishi is making some big splashes in the HDTV pool. They just announced some exciting news, which includes 3-D DLP packages with new screen sizes. But, perhaps the most exciting news is in the LCD line. Mitsubishi is releasing two new sets:...

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